Loss of Taste in the Elderly Articles

  • Why Seniors Refuse to Eat and What You Can Do About It

    When the person you are caring for has stopped eating or only picks at the food on their plate, your first reaction is to push them to eat. Instead, consider the underlying reasons for their diminished appetite and how they can be addressed.

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  • Why Seniors’ Tastes Change with Age

    Many older adults experience a loss of taste and no longer enjoy the foods they once loved. Depending on the underlying cause, a doctor may be able to suggest treatment options and methods of coping with this problem.

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  • Help Older Adults Avoid Sense-less Dangers

    Older adults often start to lose their senses as they age, making them more susceptible to injury and harm.

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  • 5 High-Calorie Foods Your Elder Will Enjoy

    Age-related changes in appetite and food preferences can be tricky. Try these tasty tips to help your loved one maintain a healthy weight and get the vital nutrients they need.

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  • Problems with Sense of Smell in the Elderly

    Problems with smell become more common as we get older. Here are some tips for caregivers to deal with an elderly parent's loss of smell.

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